English Idioms Part 6: Food

peaspodLove Speaking is bringing you another series of blogs every week to help you improve and build your list of idioms. In part 6, we will look at some food idioms and what they really mean before putting into use in example sentences. Then recap what you have learned by completing the quiz at the end.
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 Step 1: Learn

As cool as a cucumber = If someone is as cool as a cucumber, they don’t get worried by anything.

Bring home the bacon = A person who brings home the bacon earns the money that a family live on.

Cheap as chips = If something is very inexpensive, it is as cheap as chips.

Like two peas in a pod = If people or things are like peas in a pod, they are identical in some way.

Piece of cake = If something is a piece of cake, it is really easy.

Step 2: Practice with examples

  • The applicant was as cool as a cucumber throughout the tough interview with the CEO.
  • I’ve got to hurry to get to work if I’m going to bring home the bacon.
  • I bought three of the discounted dresses as they were cheap as chips this week only.
  • My brother and I are like two peas in a pod – we both like all the same things and do everything together.
  • I left my exam 40 minutes early because it was a piece of cake.

Step 3: Review



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